Read how the John Platt Travel Scholarship help Neil Roberts progress in his career…
“Hi, I’m Chris Cromar and I’m a Level 2 Diploma in Agriculture student.
I come from an arable farm in Northumberland, and although I’m hoping to stay with cereals, I was really keen to try my hand at lambing.
Here’s what happened during my first experience in the lambing sheds.
I’d only been on duty for half an hour when I delivered my first lamb! It really opened my eyes to a different aspect of farming. Dealing with livestock is something I don’t have much experience in and it was really rewarding knowing that I’d brought a new lamb into the world.”